Fiction Reviews for ages 12 and up

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Novels written for children, young people, and the young at heart can truly can take us to the most extraordinary places. Historical fiction takes us back in time whereas fantasy takes us to places that have never even been, Some of the titles reviewed below will be attractive to adult as well as children. For more fiction for older readers please go to the Series, Features, and Bookish Calendar sections of the journal.

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Always Emily

Always Emily

Michaela MacColl
Historical Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Chronicle Books , 2014   ISBN: 978-1452111742
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Into the Hurricane

Into the Hurricane

Neil Connelly
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Scholastic, 2017   ISBN: 978-0545853811
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Lily Dale: Believing

Lily Dale: Believing

Wendy Corsi Staub
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2010   ISBN: 978-0802796578
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Long May She Reign

Long May She Reign

Rhiannon Thomas
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
HarperCollins, 2017   ISBN: 978-0062418685
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Lucky

Lucky

Rachel Vail
Fiction
For ages 12 to 14
HarperCollins, 2009   ISBN: 978-0060890452
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Outage

Outage

Ellisa Barr
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Skyscape, 2015   ISBN: 978-1477829943
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The Always War

The Always War

Margaret Peterson Haddix
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Simon and Schuster, 2011   ISBN: 978-1416995265
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The Crown's Game

The Crown's Game

Evelyn Skye
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
HarperCollins, 2016   ISBN: 978-0062422583
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Tripods: The Pool of Fire

Tripods: The Pool of Fire

John Christopher
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Simon and Schuster, 2003   ISBN: 978-0689856693
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Wildfire: Code Red

Wildfire: Code Red

Chris Ryan
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Random House UK, 2010   ISBN: 978-1862301665
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